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Getting ready to do your first presentation to a VC or angel? A good beginning leads to a happy ending. An experienced speaker and writer provides entertaining and useful advice on why your business presentations should open with a spark instead of a spreadsheet.
Communicating before groups can be key to an entrepreneur's success, whether they be employees, customers, or potential investors. Following these eight, quick-read tips will boost your odds of "wowing" your audience.
This article lists and explains five steps to building your personal brand. The basics are to develop expertise and then become known for that expertise. It takes more than networking to get noticed; it takes a good product. In this case, that product is you.
This brief but insightful article offers five guidelines to help decide if an alliance would help your company, as well as someone else's. Partnering can provide immediate access to technology, distribution, and other infrastructure without the time and expense of in-house development.
The importance of a comprehensive, thoughtful business plan cannot be overemphasized. Much hinges on it including achievement of your goals and objectives.
This article, published by a law firm, details the major components typically involved in the buying and selling of a company, including the purchase and sale agreement, confidentiality agreement, and letter of intent.
Complements are products or services that are consumed together or that enhance the consumption of one another, such as movies and popcorn. This in-depth article offers grounding in the theory of complementarity in business; practical examples, such as IBM and Linux; and questions to help you determine what role, if any, this approach can play in the growth of your company.
Many companies go under because of failure of the relationships among the team members. Teams often launch firms without talking about what they want to get out of the venture. This article shows how company founders can better structure their top team relationships to prevent problems down the road.
This tool will take you through the step-by-step process of developing a business plan that includes all the basic elements needed.
Passion can make for an energizing work environment that engages everyone there. Successful entrepreneur and noted speaker Michelle Neujahr shares ten ways to boost, and ultimately leverage, the enthusiasm of your employees.
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